Mamiya 645 1000S

In the Woods, in the Rain, with a Mirror and a Mamiya 645 1000s – by Brian Dolzani

I found this funky old mirror in my mother’s attic. She had recently passed away and my siblings and I were cleaning out the house. It had been 25 years since my father passed, and it was time to revisit the musty, magical, mysterious, barely-a-floor, don’t-fall-into-the-ceiling attic that held memories and treasures. You pulled the stairs out of the ceiling via a rope, and who knows what could be up there after so many years of stillness.

5 Frames with a Mamiya Sekor 80mm f/1.9 and Mamiya 645 1000s – By Aivaras

I’ve shoot film since 2012. I started out with a 35mm SLR’s and then after a while of fighting with urge to dip into medium format, I eventually gave up. One of reasons to make the step was the discovery that extremely fast medium format lenses like Mamiya Sekor 80mm f/1.9 exist. Having a long and intimate friendship with fast lenses in 35mm format, I wanted to have same low light and shallow depth of field possibilities in medium format. The knowledge about this option meant to me that I had to do it. And I did.

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